Photosynthetic Versatility in the Genome of Geitlerinema sp. PCC 9228 (Formerly Oscillatoria limnetica ‘Solar Lake’), a Model Anoxygenic Photosynthetic Cyanobacterium

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Grim, Sharon L. ; Dick, Gregory J. (2016)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Microbiology, volume 7 (issn: 1664-302X, eissn: 1664-302X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01546, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01546/full, pmc: PMC5061849
  • Subject: photosystem II D1 protein | great oxidation event | cyanobacteria | Microbiology | Original Research | QR1-502 | sulfide quinone reductase | anoxygenic photosynthesis | nitrogenase

Anoxygenic cyanobacteria that use sulfide as the electron donor for photosynthesis are a potentially influential but poorly constrained force on Earth’s biogeochemistry. Their versatile metabolism may have boosted primary production and nitrogen cycling in euxinic coast... View more
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